Affton News

Fourth jail inmate dies; investigation is ongoing

Pictured above: Johnny Shy’s friends gather for a vigil outside the Justice Center in March.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Multiple investigations are ongoing into practices at the St. Louis County Justice Center after another South County man died after going into the jail — the fourth inmate to die this year. Daniel Stout

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Funeral arrangements announced for slain officer

The funeral for a North County police officer who died in the line of duty will be held Monday at the Cathedral Basilica, with burial to follow in an Affton cemetery. North County Police Cooperative officer and South County native Michael Langsdorf, 40, was shot to death Sunday while responding to a call about a

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Water infrastructure is key to daily life

Pictured above: Workers get ready to fill in dirt from Missouri American Water’s water main replacement project near Fatima Drive and Kammerer Avenue in Affton. The project was part of the water utility comany’s plan to replace 224,000 feet of water main this year, approximately 42 miles of the 4,500 miles of main that the

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Precinct moves again; see its new design

Above: A rendering of the new Affton Southwest Precinct at Sappington and Gravois roads. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The plans for the new Affton Southwest Precinct of the St. Louis County Police Department are falling into place just as the precinct is moving to yet another temporary location. Since December, the precinct has

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Grad Salute: Bayless High School Class of 2019

Congratulations to all the seniors! Find your senior from the full graduating class photo in the zoomed-in photos in our gallery above. The name of every graduate is also listed below. Alyssa Abernathy Belmin Ademovic Abdulrahman Al-Saadi Twana Albarznji Noura Alhachami Delisa Alibasic Faour Aloqla Alaa Alshawi Mansoor Amin Brett Athanas Wahidullah Azizi Jazmine Bates

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FLOODING: Mississippi River forecast to reach second-highest level; South County residents evacuated

Pictured above: County Executive Sam Page sandbags Tuesday in Bellefontaine Neighbors, with the help of volunteers. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Mississippi River will crest later than originally expected and at levels lower than the 1993 flood, but some South County residents have already been evacuated to an emergency shelter and others now

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